Fedora 7 : gdm-2.18.4-1.fc7 (2007-1362)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

JLANTHEA reported a denial of service flaw in the way that gdm listens
on its unix domain socket. Any local user can crash the locally
running X session.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?e2a45589

Solution :

Update the affected gdm, gdm-debuginfo and / or gdm-extra-faces
packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.5
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27712 (fedora_2007-1362.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3381

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